SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Freddy Sanchez had four hits and five RBI Saturday afternoon to help the Pittsburgh Pirates trounce San Francisco, 13-3.
Sanchez's seventh homer of the season, a two-run blast, started a five-run fourth inning. He also hit an RBI single in the seventh, and his two-run double started a six-run ninth.
Pittsburgh's Adam LaRoche hit a solo homer in the fourth and a two-run single in the ninth.
Jose Castillo had two hits and two RBI, Jose Bautista also had two hits and scored three times, Ryan Doumit and Jack Wilson both had two hits, while winner Tony Armas Jr. knocked in one run for the Pirates, who have split their last four games.
Armas (2-3) gave up three earned runs and six hits in six innings.
Three players had one RBI, and both Ryan Klesko and Randy Winn both had two hits for the Giants, who have lost three in a row.
The loser was Tim Lincecum (6-3).